Rose chafer

Rose chafer (Cetonia aurata) is a common insect in the Carpathian Mountains. This large and attractive beetle belongs to the family Scarabaeidae and can reach the length of 20 mm. It feeds on flower nectar and pollen. In the Low Beskid it can be spotted most often on sunny days in the flowers of Black Elder (Sambucus nigra).
The Low Beskid - July 21, 2007


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hiltrud.liu - Feb 20, 2008 8:07 am - Voted 10/10


and very nice!!!
Cheers, Hiltrud


Henryk - Feb 21, 2008 3:07 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Colourful...

Thank you. Yes, I enjoy taking pictures of them because they are very beautiful. Regards, Henryk.

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